The Human Cost of Food: Chefs Supporting Farm Workers’ Rights
Not all tomatoes are equal. As Gerardo Reyes Chávez and his Florida-based Coalition of Immokalee Workers bring to light, many farm workers are subject to unsafe working conditions, sexual harassment, and limited wages. As a former peasant farmer, Reyes understands these situations—what the CIW refers to as “modern day slavery”—firsthand. Join Reyes, along with Boston Chef Jose Duarte and Food Politics Journalist Barry Estabrook, in this serious discussion, looking at sustainability through a human lens with a focus on safe and fair labor practices.